TOEFL Mini-test (Skills 6-8)

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Choose the letter of the word or group of words that best completes the sentence.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The president of the United States appoints the cabinet members, _________ appointments are subject to Senate approval.
    • A. 

      Their

    • B. 

      With their

    • C. 

      Because their

    • D. 

      But their

  • 2. 
    The prisoners were prevented from speaking to reporters because _________.
    • A. 

      Not wanting the story in the papers

    • B. 

      The story in the papers the superintendent did not want

    • C. 

      The public to hear the story

    • D. 

      The superintendent did not want the story in the papers

  • 3. 
    Like Thomas Berger´s fictional character Little Big Man, Lauderdale managed to find himself where _________ of important events took place.
    • A. 

      It was an extraordinary number

    • B. 

      There was an extraordinary number

    • C. 

      An extraordinary number

    • D. 

      An extraordinary number existed

  • 4. 
    _________ sucked groundwater from below, some parts of the city have begun to sink as much as ten inches annually.
    • A. 

      Pumps have

    • B. 

      As pumps have

    • C. 

      So pumps have

    • D. 

      With pumps

  • 5. 
    Case studies are the target of much skepticism in the scientific community, _________ used extensively by numerous researchers.
    • A. 

      They are

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      Yet they

    • D. 

      Yet they are

  • 6. 
    According to the hypothesis in the study, the monarchs pick up the magnetic field of the _________ migrate by following magnetic fields.
    • A. 

      Target monarchs

    • B. 

      Target since monarchs

    • C. 

      Target since monarchs are

    • D. 

      Target

  • 7. 
    _________ show the relation among neurons, they do not preclude the possibility that other aspects are important.
    • A. 

      Neural theories

    • B. 

      A neural theory

    • C. 

      Although neural theories

    • D. 

      However neural theories

  • 8. 
    _________ or refinanced, the lender will generally require setting up an escrow account to ensure the payment of property taxes and homeowner´s insurance.
    • A. 

      A home is

    • B. 

      A home is bought

    • C. 

      When a home

    • D. 

      When a home is bought

  • 9. 
    If ultraviolet radiation enters the Earth´s atmosphere, _________ generally blocked by the ozone concentrated in the atmosphere.
    • A. 

      It

    • B. 

      It is

    • C. 

      So it is

    • D. 

      Then it

  • 10. 
    Among human chromosomes, the Y chromosome is unusual _________ most of the chromosome does not participate in meiotic recombination.
    • A. 

      In

    • B. 

      So

    • C. 

      And

    • D. 

      In that

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